Question 19: “ I am very much obliged to you for helping my family.” - “…………….”
A. My pleasure. B. That’s all right C. You’re welcome D. A & C are correct
Question 20: Yes, I agree, but at the same time it’s not the end of the world.
A. worth worrying about B. worth talking about
C. worth looking at D. worth speaking about.
Question 21: Which of these is the opposite of straight?
A. beautiful B. crooked C. definite D. self - conscious
Question 22: - “…….” - “It’s not likely.”
A. How important is it to attend university?
B. Is it possible to get a good job without attending university?
C. Would you be interested in attending university in a foreign country?
D. Is it very important to attend a university in a foreign country?
Question 23: You …………us about the changes in the plans. We need time to prepare for everything.
A. should have told B. must have told C. can’t have told D. might tell
Question 24: Occasionally dolphins……….to the surface of the water to take in the oxygen.
A. need to raise B. need to rise C. raise D. are swimming
Question 25: “Would you mind turning your stereo down?”- “……………………….”
A. I’m really sorry! I’m not paying attention. B. Oh, I’m sorry! I didn’t realize that
C. No, I don’t D, yes, I do
Question 26: His father prefers…………………………………….
A. that he attends a different university. B. that he attend a different university
C. he attends a different university D. he attend a different university
Question 27: Not until……………..himself seriously ill
A. he had completed the task did he find B. had he completed the task did he find
C. had he completed the task he found D. did he completed the task he had found
Question 28: Before eating,………….thoroughly with soap and clean water.
A. your hands should be washed B. you should wash your hands
C. you need washing your hands D. your hands need washed
Question 29: I should be grateful if you would let me keep myself to myself.
A. be quiet B. be private C. be lonely D. be special
Question 30: Unfortunately, they………us in the auction to the tune of 500 pounds.
A. outbid B. outweighed C. overdid D. underwrote
Read the following passage and blacken the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word for each of the blanks from 31-40
The role of translation enabling literature to pass beyond its natural frontiers is receiving growing recognition. In view of the general increase in this 31 _____ , it is not surprising that many people with literary interests and a knowledge of languages should think of adopting translating as a full- or part-time 32 _____. Some advice may usefully be given to such would -be translators.
The first difficulty the beginner will 33 _____ is the unwillingness of publishers to entrust a translator to anyone who has not already 34 _____ a reputation for sound work. The least publishers will 35_____ before commissioning a translator is a faily lengthy 36 _____ of the applicant’s work, even if unpublished. Perhaps the best way the would-be translator can begin is to select some book of the type which he or she feels competent and eager to translate, translate a 37 _____ section of the book and then submit the book and the translation to a suitable publisher. If he or she is extremely lucky, this may result in a commission to translate the book. More probably, however, publishers will 38 _____ the book as such but if they are favorably 39 _____ by the translation, they may very possibly commission some other books of a 40 _____ nature which they already have in mind.
Question 31: A. field B. category C. group D. class
Question 32: A. work B. employment C. occupation D. line
Question 33: A.encounter B. involve C. reveal D. introduce
Question 34: A. formed B. set C. founded D. established
Question 35: A. instruct B. oblige C. demand D. direct
Question 36: A. instance B. case C. specimen D. model
Question 37: A. substantial B. main C. grand D. plentiful
Question 38: A. exclude B. reject C. object D. disapprove
Question 39:A. impressed B. convinced C. affected D. taken
Question 40: A. common B. same C. similar D. joint
Blacken the letter A,B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that need correction in each of the following sentences.
Question 41: Pollution makes streams, lakes and coastal water (A) unpleasant (B) to look at, to smell, and to swim in. Fish and shellfish harvested from (C) polluted waters may be unsafe to eat (D).
Question 43: Educational films are made for (A) schools, training films for industry; documentary films present (B) fact events (C) or circumstances of social, political, or historical nature (D).
Question 44:The train to Ho Chi Minh city left at precisely (A) 7 o’ clock as usually,(B) but the train to Ha Noi capital left at half past six o’clock, which (C) was exactly (D) 20 minutes late.
Question 45: Whether (A) life in the countryside is better than that (B) in the city depend on (C) each individual’s point of view (D).
Blacken the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions
Question 46: A. appendix B. excitement C. nocturnal D. excavate
Question 47: A. applicant B. preference C. courteous D.appointmentQuestion 48: A. extravagant B. fundamental C. distinctively D. dilapidate
Question 49: A. primitive B. material C. adjustment D. precaution Question 50: A. interviewer B. concentrate C.comfortable D.technology
Read the following passage and blacken the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer for each of the questions.
ntil recently, most American entrepreneurs were men. Discrimination against women in business, the demands of caring for families, and lack of business training had kept the number of women entrepreneurs small. Now, however, businesses owned by women account for more than $40 billion in annual revenues, and this figure is likely to continue rising throughout the 1990s. As Carolyn Doppelt Gray, an official of the Small Business Administration, has noted, "The 1970s was the decade of women entering management, and the 1980s turned out to be the decade of the woman entrepreneur". What are some of the factors behind this trend? For one thing, as more women earn advanced degrees in business and enter the corporate world, they are finding obstacles. Women are still excluded from most executive suites. Charlotte Taylor, a management consultant, had noted, "In the 1970s women believed if they got an MBA and worked hard they could become chairman of the board. Now they've found out that isn't going to happen, so they go out on their own".
In the past, most women entrepreneurs worked in "women's" fields: cosmetics and clothing, for example. But this is changing. Consider ASK Computer Systems, a $22-million-a-year computer software business. It was founded in 1973 by Sandra Kurtzig, who was then a housewife with degrees in math and engineering. When Kurtzig founded the business, her first product was software that let weekly newspapers keep tabs on their newspaper carriers-and her office was a bedroom at home, with a shoebox under the bed to hold the company's cash. After she succeeded with the newspaper software system, she hired several bright computer-science graduates to develop additional programs. When these were marketed and sold, ASK began to grow. It now has 200 employees, and Sandra Kurtzig owns $66.9 million of stock.
f course, many women who start their own businesses fail, just as men often do. They still face hurdles in the business world, especially problems in raising money; the banking and finance world is still dominated by men, and old attitudes die hard. Most businesses owned by women are still quite small. But the situation is changing; there are likely to be many more Sandra Kurtzigs in the years ahead.
Question 51:What is the main idea of this passage?
A.Women today are better educated than in the past, making them more
attractive to the business world.
B.The computer is especially lucrative for women today.
C. Women are better at small business than men are.
D. Women today are opening more business of their own.
Question 52:The word “excluded “ in line 8 is closest meaning to
A. not permitted in
B. often invited to
C. decorators of
D. charged admission to
Question 53: All of the following were mentioned in the passage as detriments to women in the business world EXCEPT
A.Women were required to stay at home with their families.
B. Women lacked ability to work in business.
C.Women faced discrimination in business.
D.Women were not trained in business.
Question 54: in line 10, “that” refers to
A. a woman becomes chairman of the board.
B. Women working hard
C. Women achieving advanced degrees
D. Women believing that business is a place for them.
Question 55:According to the passage, Charlotte Taylor believes that women in 1970s
A. Were unrealistic about their opportunities in business management.
B.Were still more interested in education than business opportunities
C.had fewer obstacles in business than they do today.
D. were unable to work hard enough to success in business.
Question 56: The author mentions the “ shoesbox under the bed” in the third paragraph in order to
A. Show the frugality of women in business
B. show the resourcefulness of Sandra Kurtzig
C. Point out that initially the financial resources of Sandra Kurtzig’s business
D. suggest that the company needed to expand
Question 57: The expression “ keep tabs on “ in line 16 is closest meaning to
Read the following passage and blacken the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to
indicate the correct answer for each of the questions.
Carbohydrates, which are sugars, are an essential part of a healthy diet. They provide the main source of energy for the body, and they also function to flavor and sweeten foods. Carbohydrates range from simple sugars like glucose to complex sugars such as amylose and amylopectin. Nutritionists estimate that carbohydrates should make up about one-fourth to one-fifth of a person's diet. This translates to about 75-100 grams of carbohydrates per day.
A diet that is deficient in carbohydrates can have an adverse effect on a person's health. When the body lacks a sufficient amount of carbohydrates it must then use its protein supplies for energy, a process called gluconeogenesis. This, however, results in a lack of necessary protein, and further health difficulties may occur. A lack of carbohydrates can also lead to ketosis, a build-up of ketones in the body that causes fatigue, lethargy, and bad breath.
Question 71: What is the main idea of this passage? A. Carbohydrates are needed for good health.
B. Carbohydrates prevent a build-up of proteins.
C .Carbohydrates can lead to ketosis.
D .Carbohydrates are an expendable part of a good diet.
Question 72:The word "function" as used in line 2 refers to which of the following? A. neglect B. serve C. dissolve D. profess
Question 73:The word "range" as used in line 3 is closest in meaning to which of the following? A. probe B. proceed C. hail D. extend Question 74:According to the passage, what do most nutritionists suggest? A. Sufficient carbohydrates will prevent gluconeogenesis.
B. Carbohydrates are simple sugars called glucose.
C. Carbohydrates should make up about a quarter of a person's daily diet.
D. Carbohydrates should be eaten in very small quantities.
Question 75:Which of the following do carbohydrates NOT do? A. prevent ketosis B. cause gluconeogenesis
C. provide energy for the body D. flavor and sweeten food
Question 76:Which of the following words could best replace "deficient" as used in line 6 ? A. outstanding B. abundant C. insufficient D. unequal
Question 77:What does the word "this" refer to in line 8 ? A. using protein supplies for energy B. converting carbohydrates to energy
C. having a deficiency in carbohydrates D. having an insufficient amount of protein Question 78: According to the passage, which of the following does NOT describe carbohydrates? .A. a protein supply B. a necessity C. a range of sugars D. an energy source
Question 79:Which of the following best describes the author's tone? A. sensitive B. emotional C. informative D. regretful
Question 80:Which of the following best describes the organization of this passage? A. Cause and result B. Comparison and contrast